Public Address Systems Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of public address (PA) systems. A PA system is an electronic amplification system used to reinforce and distribute a given sound outdoors or within a building or other venue. Public address systems are typically sold by audio equipment manufacturers and distributors. PA systems are typically used to reproduce speech, while sound reinforcement systems are used for performances or live music. Common buyers include educational institutions, healthcare facilities and transportation providers. This report excludes intercom systems, telephone paging systems and large integrated sound systems such as those found in concert halls or arenas.